As a prelude to the Aoi Festival (May 15th), the Mikage Festival was held on May 12th, 2024 to welcome newly born divine spirits to Shimogamo Shrine (Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City). In the precincts' Tadasu no Mori, a dance performance called Azuma Asobi was performed to praise the gods.

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